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Self-Control

Self-control is the ability to say no to sin, including lust, profanity and judgments. It is a result of the Holy Spirit abiding with a person.

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Bible Teachings on Self-Control

After the 1960s it appeared that self-control was as outmoded as the horse and buggy. Then it came back into style -- in physical fitness and dieting...

It doesn't require an outright lie to harm another person. A little insinuation, a "hint," is often enough. Once a bit of "information" starts on the...

Questions about Self-Control

Man, through his own efforts, will never find a cure for all diseases. But Jesus, when He returns to earth, will do away with disease and sickness...

God commands you not to fear the future, your circumstances, people, or death.  

The manifestation of the fruit of the Spirit in our lives is the tangible evidence that we are being changed into the nature of Jesus Christ.

There on his own cross, the thief did have the opportunity to take responsibility for the consequences of his destructive habits that hurt himself...

The roots of lust run so deep that it is almost instinctive. And once we begin to fulfill our own lusts, a vicious cycle begins. Lust leads to sin....

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Devotions about Self-Control

Lent begins a time when many Christians prepare to celebrate Christ's victory over sin and death, by reflecting on our own sins which pierced Him. We...

Each day I was annoyed by the sight of a bedraggled, overgrown plant hanging over the edge of the walkway above, down to the second floor where I...

The New Year stretches before us like a blank piece of paper. What we decide to do with the year is, in part, up to us. 

Very often our struggles are not a control issue; they’re a trust issue.

When someone would hint at taking away what I feel is my liberty, there is a side of me that wants to fight for my right, proving the correctness of...

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Videos about Self-Control

Bill grew up covering his insecurities with alcohol and sex, a habit that followed him into marriage. He tried to change himself, but nothing worked...

Like his father before him, Jason battled alcoholism. He lost his record deal, his home and the remnants of his dignity, but help arrived from an...

Steve had all the drugs, booze, and women he could ever want, but when his lifestyle nearly cost him his own life, he realized he was out of control.

When Andy's lifestyle as a successful snowboarder began to lead him down a dark path, he wondered if he was being punished by God. Drowning in his...

TV-star and author of "Lose Weight by Eating," Audrey Johns will discuss how she changed her lifestyle so she could live and see her daughter grow up...

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Articles on Self-Control

Like any exercise, the more you spiritually train your mind to seek and think God’s thoughts, the easier and more consistently your mind will be...

Giving your life to Christ isn’t the one-time act in the form of a prayer and accepting a ‘visitors packet’ after church service that I think we’ve...

No matter who wins an election, the unexpected emotional let down or explosive reaction after the ballots are counted can be overwhelming.

Some conclude we have to be shy, unassuming, and afraid of confrontation in order to please God or be like Jesus. This is not true.

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Pain Killers - The Respectable Addiction

Celebrity drug overdoses frequently shine the spotlight on the lethal danger of narcotic use and addictions in the entertainment industry. ...

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